Artworks on View
The Observatory Library is the Bay Observatory’s research center, providing context and historical insight to the local landscape just beyond the windows.
Explore a contemporary twist on a common ancient Greek sundial.
See how strings behave when they vibrate and make sound.
Combine beats and melodies in a musical conversation.
Tracing on the glass produces precise perspective.
Create ghostly images with the touch of a hand.
Twenty different sculptural portraits created from the same person's DNA.
Create vivid images of yourself as you explore movement.
Bubbling sand evokes a geothermal landscape.
Ping-pong balls take a spin through a toothpick San Francisco.
Aerial views reveal otherwise hidden colors and textures.
Everyday objects are placed on a table and interpreted as sound-producing marks in an "active score."